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Overnight Gingerbread French Toast Casserole


For French Toast Casserole

  • 1 loaf Italian bread cubed
  • 8 large eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 cup molasses
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp allspice
  • 1/4 tsp ground cloves

For Crumble Topping

  • 1 stick cold salted butter cubed
  • 1/2 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/4 tsp allspice
  • 1/4 tsp ground cloves


  • Cube loaf bread into small pieces and toast in over at 300 F for 15 minutes
  • Remove from oven and pour bread cubes in a greased 9x13 casserole dish
  • Preheat oven to 350 F
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine eggs, milk, greek yogurt, sugar, molasses, vanilla and spices
  • Pour egg mixture over the bread. Cover dish and set in refrigerator overnight or for at least 4 hours. See note.
  • Bake for 20 minutes, then add topping and bake for an additional 25 minutes.
  • Serve with maple syrup and/or powdered sugar. Enjoy!


ForĀ bestĀ results, allow bread mixture to set in refrigerator overnight or for a few hours before baking. However, baking at this point will be fine as well if you are in a hurry.

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